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The Gathering Place offers support for anyone on their cancer journey. Learn more about our programs and services available for you and your loved ones.

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Our wig salon provides a FREE wig or head scarf to women with cancer related hair loss.

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Cancer Specific Support Groups

Our cancer support groups, facilitated by licensed, mental health professionals, provide a safe space for participants to connect with others and share firsthand experiences. Support groups are open to men and women with specific types of cancer.

Exercise & Nutrition

Staying active and eating healthy can have a positive effect during and after cancer treatment. Our nutrition and exercise programs are designed to educate and empower individuals as they embrace new habits for their well-being.

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Whether you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, or you recently lost someone to cancer, The Gathering Place is here for you. Our programs and services are 100% FREE... Let's get started.

Ways to Give

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Our mission at The Gathering Place is to support, educate and empower individuals and families currently coping with the impact of cancer in their lives through programs and services. One of the things that sets The Gathering Place apart is that everything we offer is completely free of charge, thanks to the generous support of our donors. You can ensure that others are able to have this invaluable resource on their journey by making a gift today.

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10:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual

QiGong-Tai Chi integrates physical exercises, breathing techniques and mindfulness into one practice.

QiGong-Tai Chi is a holistic health practice integrating a sequence of gentle movements, breathing techniques, acupressure self-massage, and mindfulness.The classes are designed to reduce stress and increase vitality, improve flexibility, balance and circulation, and strengthen muscles. QiGong-Tai Chi can be done sitting or standing and is easily modified and adapted for all abilities and fitness levels. Instructor: Jeannie Koran

Please consult your physician before beginning this, or any exercise program. As with any exercise program, if at any point you begin to feel faint, dizzy or have physical discomfort, you should stop immediately. Information is for educational purposes only.

Contact: Beth Bennett PT, MA, MS, RDN, LD
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Virtual

New to The Gathering Place? Start here! Meet with a staff member to explore our FREE programs and services.

Contact: Andrea Sonnie LISW-S, OSW-C

Helping Families at TGP

The Gathering Place is here to help you and your children and teens cope with the impact of cancer in your family. We recognize that when a parent, grandparent or other significant adult in a child or teen's life is diagnosed with cancer it can profoundly impact the way a family copes.

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One of the most gratifying ways to support The Gathering Place is being a volunteer and experiencing first-hand the difference you make in the lives of those coping with cancer. We welcome the opportunity to identify ways for you to volunteer that are most meaningful to you. Help support TGP virtually or at one of our locations.

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Shop for the Place

With two locations in Warrensville Heights and Westlake, Shop for the Place offers a unique selection of resale furnishings. Shop for the Place relies solely on donated pre-owned, high-quality furniture and home accessories. Thanks to our very generous community, merchandise is always changing, and every shopping experience is very unique.

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Our mission

The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families currently coping with cancer in their lives through programs and services provided free of charge.